Files with qt file extension can be found as movie clips saved in Apple QuickTime format. Probably used in the past.

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Software that open qt file

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QT file extension - Apple QuickTime movie clip

What is qt file? How to open qt files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

qt file icon: qt filetype icon

The qt file extension is associated with Apple Quicktime and used for video clips. Apple Computer developed the QuickTime file format to create, edit, publish, and view multimedia files.

QuickTime format can contain video, animation, graphics, 3D and virtual reality (VR) content. Only QuickTime files version 2.0 or earlier can be played in Windows Media Player. Later versions of QuickTime require the proprietary Apple QuickTime Player.

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Updated: June 5, 2024

The default software associated to open qt file:

Apple QuickTime for Mac icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple QuickTime for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple QuickTime for Mac is multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. Apple QuickTime for Mac is a part of the Apple Mac OS X.

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Help how to open:

Use Apple QuickTime to open *.qt movie clips.

How to convert:

Most likely can be exported to other multimedia formats.

Find conversions from qt file:

qt to 3gp

qt to 3gpp2

qt to aac

qt to amv

qt to mp3

qt to mp4

qt to ts

Related links:

Apple QuickTime website

List of software applications associated to the .qt file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open qt file, edit qt file, convert qt file, view qt file, play qt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting qt files.

qt file players - programs that can play qt file - Apple QuickTime movie clip

Programs supporting the exension qt on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play qt file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with qt file by default:
Apple QuickTime for Mac small icon Apple QuickTime for Mac
Other suggested software:
MPlayer for Mac small icon MPlayer for Mac


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